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Tramwaje Szczecińskie orders Modertrans tram kits

31 Oct 2017

POLAND: Tramwaje Szczecińskie has selected sole bidder Modertrans to supply two Moderus Beta trams kits for assembly by TS at its workshops. The first kit is to be delivered within 90 days, with the second to come by the end of ... more

Stadler to supply more metro trains to Berlin

31 Oct 2017

GERMANY: Berlin transport operator BVG has ordered a further 80 metro cars from Stadler Pankow, in response to an urgent need to increase capacity on its small-profile lines. The first must be delivered at the latest during the ... more

CRRC tests ‘railless train’ electric bus in Zhuzhou

31 Oct 2017

CHINA: CRRC Zhuzhou has started testing its Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit vehicle on a 3 km route in Zhuzhou, ahead of the planned introduction of a 6·5 km passenger service early next year. In June the manufacturer ... more

Izmir suburban rolling stock order planned

30 Oct 2017

TURKEY: Izmir suburban rail operator Izban is planning to purchase the first double-deck rolling stock in Turkey, it announced on October 28. Izban intends to purchase 25 three-car electric multiple-units, of which nine would ... more

Solaris to supply electric buses to Rzeszów

30 Oct 2017

POLAND: The city of Rzeszów signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach on October 30 for the supply of 10 electric and 30 diesel buses. Solaris will supply 10 of its Urbino 12 buses under a 30·2m złoty contract that ... more

CAF to supply more trams to Stockholm

27 Oct 2017

SWEDEN: CAF has won a further tram order from Stockholm transport authority Storstockholms Lokaltrafik, the company announced on October 25. The €37m contract for 12 trams includes 10 three-section trams for the Tvärbana line, ... more

Alstom to supply more trams to Rabat

27 Oct 2017

MOROCCO: Société des Transports de Rabat-Salé has signed a €45m contract with Alstom for the supply of 22 Citadis trams, the manufacturer announced on October 26. The 32 m long low-floor vehicles will run in coupled pairs ... more

VDL to supply electric minibuses to Noord-Holland

26 Oct 2017

NETHERLANDS: Transdev subsidiary Connexxion has placed an order with VDL Bus & Coach for 62 electric minibuses to be used for services that are part of the Noord-Holland Noord concession from next year. The 8 m long ... more

Stadler Minsk metro car order confirmed

26 Oct 2017

BELARUS: Stadler has confirmed details of the metro trains that it is supplying to Minsk. The first four-car trainset is due to arrive in the capital next year, with the rest following by 2020. Stadler Minsk CEO Philipp Brunner ... more